Steven Smith joins elite performers in India

Steven Smith scored his third century of the series ESPNcricinfo Ltd

2 Number of visiting captains to score three centuries in a series in India - Alastair Cook in 2012-13 and Steven Smith in this one. Smith is also only the sixth visiting batsman to score three centuries in a series in India.

1 Smith is the first Australian to score three centuries in a series in India. Neil Harvey and Norm O'Neill in 1959-60, Matthew Hayden in 2000-01, and Damien Martyn in 2004-05 had made two centuries.

99 Number of innings Smith took to score 20 Test centuries. He's behind only Don Bradman (55 innings), and Sunil Gavaskar (95) and Matthew Hayden (95).

3 Batsmen have scored more Test centuries against India than Smith's seven hundreds: Ricky Ponting, Viv Richards and Garry Sobers have eight. Smith scored four centuries in the 2014-15 Border-Gavaskar Trophy in Australia, before adding three more in this series.

19 Innings in which Smith has scored seven centuries against India. Everton Weekes scored his seventh in his 14th innings against India. Smith hasn't scored more than five hundreds against any other side.

2 Centuries by the other overseas captains this 2016-17 season in India, before this series. Alastair Cook and Mushfiqur Rahim had made one century each. The other visiting captains averaged only 38.55, compared to Smith's 80.33 in this series.

1 Kuldeep Yadav is the first left-arm wristspinner to represent India in Tests, and he took 4 for 68 on debut. Sri Lanka's Lakshan Sandakan is the only other left-arm wristspinner to play Tests for an Asian country.

79 Wickets for R Ashwin in the 2016-17 season - the most by any bowler in one season. He went past Dale Steyn's 78 scalps in 2007-08. Ravindra Jadeja is third on the list with 67 wickets this season.

2004 The last time Australia's middle order (Nos. 4 to 6) was dismissed for single-digit scores against India, in Mumbai in 2004-05. Overall, the first innings in Dharamsala was only the fourth such instance for Australia against India.